Millennium Park | Sept 22 - 24
A Toast To Charlie Trotter
Hosted by Emeril Lagasse
Emeril Lagasse will preview his new cookbook, Essential Emeril: Favorite Recipes and Hard-Won Wisdom from My Life in the Kitchen dedicated to his dear friend, Charlie Trotter, at a special intimate lunch in Chicago with honorary Co-Chair Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The event will include a 4-course lunch featuring recipes from the new book, and Emeril will entertain guests with stories of Charlie and how the two grew up together
in the culinary world. The lunch will take place during the eighth annual
Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet weekend festival in Millennium Park.
The event proceeds will go to Charlie Trotter’s Culinary Education Foundation, which currently works to raise funds for scholarships to ensure generations can pursue their culinary tradition.
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Crystal Ballroom
151 E Upper Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601
General Admission: Chef Emeril Toasts Charlie Trotter
$175 per person
This ticket includes a four course lunch with wine pairings.
VIP Access: Chef Emeril Toasts Charlie Trotter
American Express By Invitation Only® for Platinum Card® Members*
$250 per person
CHARLIE TROTTER'S CULINARY EDUCATION FOUNDATION (CTCEF)
Established by Chef Charlie Trotter in 1999, the goals of the Foundation are to educate and expose youth to the great culinary arts in as many ways as possible. The Foundation’s primary purpose is the award need based scholarships to students who are seeking careers in the culinary arts. Additionally, the Foundation endeavors to encourage an enthusiastic pursuit of excellence in youth by exposing them to Chef Trotter’s operating philosophy through various cultural and educational programs. For more information please visit www.charlietrottersculinaryeducationfoundation.org
Terms and Conditions
Must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly.
*Transportation and accommodation costs are additional unless otherwise stated. The price indicated covers event costs only. Tax and gratuity extra. All sales are final and non-refundable, and resale is prohibited. Payment must be made using an eligible American Express® Card. Details and prices are subject to change. Packages are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Availability is limited. Must be 21 years of age or older to consume alcoholic beverages. Please drink responsibly.